Global Trade Compliance Forum 2017
Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel
By April 12, 2017 $995 MAPI Member Company $1,195 All Others
After April 12, 2017 $1,095 MAPI Member Company $1,295 All Others
Meeting Registration Fees (Per Person) *covers meeting materials, breakfast and lunch
Arrival Reception is covered under the registration fee.
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Global trade compliance is critical to manufacturing company success and growth but it’s also complicated. Therefore, it’s imperative to understand and stay ahead of the evolving trade issues and take the appropriate steps to mitigate risks and ensure compliance to successfully participate and compete in the global marketplace.
In one day, we’ll provide you with the knowledge, tools, and insights to move the needle on trade related compliance issues that are most important to trade compliance leaders. The MAPI Global Trade Compliance Forum is a best practice sharing event for trade compliance attorneys and leaders from B2B manufacturers, featuring roundtable discussions and peer -led case studies and strategies for driving compliance throughout the organization. It provides an environment for attendees to engage with, learn from, and share with peers on key trade compliance issues. MAPI has a proven track record of putting on outstanding events filled with relevant best practices for manufacturing's leaders.
What makes MAPI forums different?
- Roundtable discussions: Rich dialogue on the issues you care about, moderated to keep discussions focused on the “so what”.
- Peer to peer sharing: There are no talking heads. Almost all of the content is delivered by your peers at global manufacturers.
- No death by PowerPoint: While our presenters deliver outstanding content, we schedule ample time for interaction and Q&A, so that you can dig deep on the topics that matter.
- No pitches: Our forums never have more than one sponsor, and there are no sales pitches. None.
- Balance of strategy and utility: Our forums deliver great content around strategy and peer-tested frameworks for putting those strategies into action
Who should attend?
Attendees are responsible for setting or influencing global trade compliance initiatives, certifying compliance and responsible for staying abreast of regulatory changes. All attendees must work for a manufacturing company or industrial distributor.
Continuing education credits are available.
We kick off at 6:00pm on April 25th with a networking reception. Our day on April 26th starts with breakfast at 7:00am, and wraps by 4:30pm.
MAPI provides a limited number of half-price registrations for otherwise eligible attendees who cannot afford the full registration fee. To this end, MAPI allows qualifying attorneys to request a 50% reduction in the fee for all events priced at $500 or more. To qualify, an applicant must work for a manufacturing company in a capacity that has direct responsibility for trade compliance management. Further, the applicant must submit a completed registration form, as well as a statement explaining why s/he cannot afford the full registration fee. Applications must be sent to the attention of firstname.lastname@example.org by the final registration date indicated on the registration form. Thank you for your interest in MAPI.
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